Murdo is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 482 people and just one neighborhood, Murdo is the 106th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Murdo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Murdo is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murdo who work in office and administrative support (26.57%), teaching (11.11%) and farm management occupations (10.63%).
In addition, many people in Murdo have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Murdo’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Murdo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Murdo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Murdo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Murdo may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Murdo spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Murdo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.